Geraldine (Johnson) Howells, 86, of Scottdale, was born into eternal life at Newhaven Court in Greensburg, on May 24, 2020. Geraldine was born on April 8,1934 in Alverton, PA, the youngest child to the late George Luther and Minerva (Howard) Johnson. She was a 1952 graduate of East Huntingdon High School, was an avid gardener tending to her yard and many flowers, loved to dance, and retired from the glass department at Anchor Hocking Glass Company in Connellsville after 44 years and 10 months of service. As a woman of faith, she was a former member of the Mount Pleasant Church of the Brethren and previously attended the Center Bethel Church of God in Alverton.
Geraldine was predeceased by her parents: her husband, James “Jim” R. Howells (December 12,1999), whom she married on June 3,1961: sisters Marqueriete Dillon, Mable Hyskell, Edith Prinkey, and Sylvia Enberg, and several nieces and nephews.
She is survived by her dear sisters-in-law Marlene Howells and Gayle Howells, both of Scottdale: nephews Tim Howells (Cindy) and Bill Prinkey (Sandra Johnson): niece Linda Neiderhiser (Donald): great- nephews Bradley Howells, George Dillon Jr., George Gross ( Sandra Matthews), and Lawrence Kravice (Alison); and great-nieces Brianna Howells and Tonya Ripple (Greg) and family.
Honoring Geraldine’s wishes, all arrangements will be private with details being entrusted to the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. in Scottdale, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Center Bethel Church of God in Alverton, PA. The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to the staff of Newhaven Court at Lindwood and Bridges Hospice for their care and compassion.
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